Tag: health

  • African Grey Parrots – Challenging but Rewarding Pets

    Though the colors of other parrot species are more spectacular, the intelligence of the African Grey makes it one of the most popular parrot species when it comes to choosing a pet bird. The ...

  • Caring for a Sick Bird

    Birds make wonderful companion pets and many bird owners go to great lengths to ensure that their feathered friends remain healthy. Nevertheless, just as with humans, birds do become ill from ...

  • Less Stress for Re-Homed Birds

    There are a lot of good people out there who open their hearts and their homes to pet birds in need of a new home. They do this with the best intentions but often find themselves facing a ...

  • Does Your Bird Have Bad Breath?

    Halitosis in your feathered companion can spoil an otherwise enjoyable relationship. Although bad breath in birds is uncommon, it could indicate underlying health issues and should not be ...

  • Avoid Obesity in Pet Birds

    People who keep birds as pets, generally do so because they enjoy their company and entertaining antics. Yet many of these bird lovers inadvertently allow their pet birds to become overweight, ...

  • Senegal Parrots Make Fantastic Pets

    If you are considering purchasing a parrot as a pet, you should consider the Senegal Parrot. They are perfect for owners who are living in flats, as they are not as noisy as most other parrots ...

  • Entertaining Button Quails are a Delight to Keep

    Button quail owners agree that these small, cute, relatively quiet little birds make wonderful pets. Button quails are very active and their antics can provide hours of amusement. Although not ...

  • Chickens – Unusual but Delightful Pets

    Many different birds and animals have started to leave lasting impressions on owners and have become quite popular as pets. One such an unusual choice is chickens. Seen mostly as farm animals ...

  • Foraging – Keeping your Bird Entertained

    A day in the life of a wild bird consists of finding food, preening feathers, building nests and sleeping undisturbed at night. These activities ensure that birds remain active during the day ...

  • The NPRPF Parrot Festival

    The NPRPF Parrot Festival is hosted by the National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation, or NPRPF. Their selfless efforts to rehabilitate rescued parrots and exotic birds has led to many ...